Rafael Nadal reveals his sadness after the cancel of Indian Wells 2020 due to CoronaVirus.
The Tennis world woke up in shocking news about the cancel of Indian Wells Master 2020.
The announcement came on Sunday night while players were getting ready to play the tournament.
But the Dr. David Agus, professor of medicine and biomedical engineering at the University of Southern California
mentioned that “There is too great a risk, at this time, to the public health of the Riverside County area in holding a large gathering of this size,”
Rafael Nadal was the first to express his sadness for the announcement and tweeted about this,
“You probably all heard the news. Indian Wells canceled. We are here and still deciding what’s next.”
“So sad for all that is happening around the world with this situation.
Hopefully soon solutions from the authorities. Stay all well and safe.” Rafael Nadal said
Moreover, Tommy Haas the director of the tournament is sad as well for what happened.
“We are very disappointed that the tournament will not take place, but the health and safety of the local community,”
“fans, players, volunteers, sponsors, employees, vendors, and everyone involved with the event is of paramount importance,”
The Dr.David Agus alongside Dr.Cameron Kaiser agreed that the event shouldn’t take place as it’s too risky.
“It is not in the public interest of fans, players and neighboring areas for this tournament to proceed.”
“We all have to join together to protect the community from the coronavirus outbreak,” Dr.David Agus said.
“We have always known this was a possibility, We planned for weeks to prepare to take the necessary steps
to protect the health of our local community,” Dr. Cameron Kaiser said.